News: Sumter County rollover accident kills 22-year-old driver


SUMTER COUNTY, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a rollover accident in Sumter County claimed the life of a driver, reports the Villages-News.

According to the FHP, a 22-year-old woman was driving a pickup truck on State Road 44 near County Road 243 west of Wildwood when the crash occurred Friday morning at 11:10 a.m.

Investigators said the woman was unable to negotiate a curve in the roadway, causing her vehicle to enter the median and overturn.  The woman, a Wildwood resident, was ejected from the pickup and killed.  Her name was not released. State troopers said she was not wearing a seat belt at the time.

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